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Dragon Fruit Coastal of Glagah

Dragon Fruit Coastal of Glagah

Dragon plant is the most grown plant in the tropics area. These plants include the class plants "Hylocereus and Selenicereus" the plant family Cactaceae (type cactus). Dragon plant originated from Mexico, Central America and South America; then developed in Asian countries such as Vietnam, Thailand and recently developed in Indonesia. In Indonesia was first developed in Jember - East Java and newly developed in 2004 near the the coastal of Glagah, Kulon Progo, Special Region of Yogyakarta.
Agro Tourism Kusumo Wanadri
If travelers are on vacation to Glagah beach in Yogyakarta, it would be nice the travelers stopped by Agro Tourism Kusumo Wanadri. This place is adjacent to Wates City and the most epic beach tourism in Kulon Progo Regency. This place travelers will find a variety of colors and taste of sweet and fresh fruit. Maybe this a solution for travelers after a visit at Glagah beach, but also to add a nice experience during the tour.
Epic travelers - Dragon Fruit Coastal of Glagah
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Dragon Plants
Reputedly called dragon tree, because this plants a curved with elongated leaves like a dragon. The root of this tree consists of the root of the fibers on the ground. The dragon tree is almost entirely seen to have no trunk, this plant resembles a elongated green leaves following a buffer of plants. Every corner of a prominent indentation is a thorn that will grow flowers. While the flowers have a white color with irregularly elongated fingers. The fruit skin resembles a rigid scales. The fruit skin is bright red for the red dragon type and the tip is like a leaf with a slightly curved green color. If the full ripe fruit, this fruit skin is almost red. Colors in it has a white color, while the seeds almost resemble small pebbles with black color with a round shape.
This plant grows by cuttings or planting with stems. Planting media is soil containing nutrients and sandy. The dragon plants can reach a length of 3 - 4 meters and even more. If the plant is above ground with rapid growth, then these plants will take root easily.
Dragon cultivation
Dragon plants are widely cultivated in Agro tourism in Kusumo Wanadri, Temon, Kulon Progo Regency. Dragon tree cultivation using a buffer system made of cast cement. Dragon tree can be planted up to 4 to 5 trees at once. Tire is used as a reinforcing material for dragon trees that begin to grow elongated. Then, Dragon tree roots so as not to foul, given a coconut fiber around the dragon tree, with the aim that the dragon tree has little water content in the soil. Dragon trees grow in the area with altitude at 0-1200 meters from sea level with temperatures between 35 - 40 ° C with low groundwater content or not too much water.
Dragon plant breed apart easily, on the other hand is secure against pests. The cause of fungus is perhaps a mistake because fertilizer or soil is too wet. This plant in addition to having longevity, this tree is capable of producing fruit is getting better, especially for the procurement of new seeds and can bear fruit two or three times throughout the year.
Destination of fruit picking
For tourists who love organic fruits, tourists can joyful happiness and enjoy the freshness of the fruit that looks natural. When harvest arrives travelers can do fruit picking in this place. In addition visitors can also enjoy the air breeze not far from Glagah beach. Perhaps this place becomes an interesting epic place for tourists to explore in Agro Tourism (Agro Wisata) in Yogyakarta.
Tourists can also visit fruit picking place in tourism paradise - Agro Tourism Salak Pondoh.
Read also in Exploring the Post Reference: (Agro Tourism Salak Pondoh) opens in new window.
A break enjoy fruit juice
In addition to observing the process of cultivating a variety of crops panacea, such as dragon fruit and roselle flower. Travelers can rest, and remove the heat from the blazing sun after walking around. Travelers can taste the refreshing dragon fruit juice, because the fruit consists of water. Other benefits is this fruit contains vitamin C, B1, B2, B3, antioxidants, low in fat, contain high phosphorus and is known to cure a variety of diseases and the benefits almost similar to drug like the Ginseng. So this fruit is also useful for treat hardening of the arteries, cancer, and so on. Because this fruit contains organic calcium.
Business opportunities
Prices vary between 25.000 - 40.000 Rupiahs of one Kilogram. Because this fruit has a great opportunity for business and has a good investment, both large supermarkets or retail market. Dragon Fruit Coastal of Glagah provided seeds for travelers who want to develop this plant. If travelers have problems in the cultivation of dragon tree, travelers can consult this place again. Good luck.
Destination places of interest dragon cultivation Yogyakarta
  • Sabila Farm - Jl. Kaliurang KM 18.5, Kertodadi, Pakembinangun, Pakem, Sleman of Yogyakarta.
  • Salsabila Farm - Jl. Kaliurang KM 19, Wonogiri, Pakembinangun, Pakem, Sleman of Yogyakarta. (south of Sambi Tourism Village or Bale-bale Resort)
  • Kebon Naga - Jl. Kaliurang KM 10.9, Gentan, Ngaglik, Sleman of Yogyakarta. (south of the Gentan sports field)
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